[kismac] Re: KisMAC 0.05f

  • From: Derrick J Brashear <shadow@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2003 22:12:44 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, Brad Knowles wrote:

>       Weird.  Now I get a lockup (and spinning beachball) just by
> letting the program run for a few minutes.  I did a ktrace on the
> process, and the output from kdump seems to indicate that the program
> is stuck in a tight loop somehow:
>    2746 KisMAC   CALL  gettimeofday(0xf002f9d0,0)
>    2746 KisMAC   RET   gettimeofday 1064714734/0x3f7641ee
>    2746 KisMAC   CALL  gettimeofday(0xf002f9d0,0)

[we get the idea]

>       Is there anything else I can do to help debug this process?  I
> can attach to the process with gdb, but I don't really know what I'm
> doing with it or how to use it to get any useful information.  I
> don't even know how to get it to generate a coredump.

after you're attached, say "where" and see what the back trace it gives
you says.

some versions of gdb support the
command, which you might try.

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